MUST medical finalists to resume studies on September 28
Final year students under the faculty of medicine at Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST) will resume their 2nd semester on Monday, September 28,2020, according to the academic registrar Martha Kyoshaba.
This pronouncement follows government’s approval of medical finalists to resume studies before allowing P 7, S 4, S6 candidates, other university and tertiary finalists to resume schooling on October 15, 2020.
“This is to inform you that you are required to resume semester II,2019/2020 on Monday, September 28,2020,” she said in a letter dated September 21.
“On the same date, you will be expected to attend a mandatory training in the Faculty of Medicine on Standard Operating procedures and infection prevention and control for COVID-19,”she added.
Students are required to have at least 2 two-layer washable face masks, sanitizers, clinical/laboratory coats and light blue scrubs for Medicine students besides adhering to other Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
Meanwhile, Makerere University Vice Chancellor, Professor Barnabas Nawangwe yesterday confirmed that final year medical students would resume studies for the second semester on October 3, 2020 and end on November 28, 2020 while the rest of the final year undergraduate and graduate students are set to report on October 17 and end on December 12, 2020.